Vuongnd Travel is honored to introduce to you the following article: Thailand Travel to explore the Songkran water festival
Every year, from 13/4 to 15/4 in Thailand will take place Songkran water festival. If you are intending to Thailand, take your packpacks and depart in April.
TAKE YOUR BACKPACK AND GO TO THAILAND THIS APRIL!
Songkran water festival, to foreign tourists, is known as “Water Festival”, this is a welcome event which takes place every five years on Thai and is one of the most important festivals the country’s Golden Temple.
Thailand as well as Vietnamese, they prepare to welcome Tet early. Houses are cleaned and decorated pretty to welcome the new year. This is the time when Thais pay respect to the Buddha, house cleaning, watering the elderly to pay homage. In addition, we also cook traditional dishes and wearing colorful costumes. In particular, in the Songkran Festival, people will wet over each other with buckets of water, squirt guns, ball …
On the morning of the first day of the New Year, Thais get dressed, using family breakfast and then go to the temple soon. After the ceremony at the temple, they brought to the temple fragrant water spray, clean the statue to pay their respects and good luck.
The second day is called Wan Nao (also called the preparation day), is considered as Eve in the traditional Thai New Year. Traditionally, on this day, people do not say unfortunate things or do any improper or malicious actions, the door will be cleaned and discard what is no longer needed.
Water Festival is derived from the general Sankranti festival of Hindus but in 3 countries Thailand – Cambodia – Laos, this New Year has different names. In addition to falling water to wash the meaning is not well in the old year, welcome freshness and good luck in the new year, Songkran festival also comes with traditions of visiting the elderly, going to the temple Buddha …
The atmosphere of Festival Songkran started bustling from 13/4, on this occasion, people forget about everyday worries and go down streets together to welcome the new year. Falling water in the streets on New Year is a cute and impressive custom to international tourists. You do not seem to feel uncomfortable or avoided, because it’s luck you get instead of blessing. The more you are watered, the more luck you receive.
Thailand is probably the ceremony where the water falls is the most bustling and vibrant when citizens and international tourists happily splash together with any items containing water from buckets, pots, cups or use guns for water spray, even throw water balloons.
If you go to Thailand on the occasion, you should relish tray of the Thai New Year, with some traditional dishes like Tom Yam popular (sour), Kang PHED, hangle kang (spicy soup), kai yang (grilled chicken) … This is your chance to enjoy the typical dishes and discover the culture and Thailand cuisine. Songkran New Year is an opportunity for international visitors to participate, learn a character in the culture of the land of golden pagodas.
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(Reference articles from Bangkok)